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POTUS issues proclamation suspending entry of immigrants unable to obtain health care

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 4, 2019

    President Trump issues Proclamation 9945, suspending the entry of immigrants who do not have health insurance coverage within 30 days of entering, or cannot demonstrate ability to pay for medical costs.

    [ID #770]

    Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the U.S. Healthcare System
  2. Effective Date

    November 3, 2019
  4. Biden Administration Action: Revoked/Replaced

    May 14, 2021

    2021.05.14 Proclamation 10209 of May 14, 2021, Revoking Proclamation 9945

    This Biden administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On May 14, 2021, President Biden issued a proclamation fully revoking President Trump's earlier proclamation.

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Current Status

Not in effect
May 14, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: In Litigation
Trump Administration Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs


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